March Point Road will be closed at milepost 5.75 near the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway crossing 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 5 for a city waterline project.
As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the Anacortes Arts Festival is taking over the streets of Anacortes — well, three blocks of it, anyway — for Gorilla/Guerrilla Street Art. Jungle hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7.
This free-expression zone is in the Artists in Action area at the north end of Commercial Avenue. The festival has issued an open call for artists, performers and musicians who wish to perform or demonstrate their art in an informal, public venue, using the street environment — surrounded by tens of thousands of festival visitors as a backdrop.
Listen for “the sound of freedom” at about 1:15 p.m. tomorrow when five EA-18G Growlers from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 “Scorpions” arrive home at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island after almost eight months on an expeditionary deployment in Iraq and Libya in support of operations New Dawn, Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector.
The free event includes giant inflatable bouncers, games and toys, game and informational booths, live entertainer “Cap’n Arr,” live remote from KWLE 1340 AM The Whale, concessions and craft projects.
Skagit County will kick off its Shoreline Master Program update with workshops to discuss the public’s vision for Skagit County shorelines.
The nonprofit Anacortes Center for Happiness is already hosting yoga classes and its calendar continues to have more additions. Events are located in the third-floor ballroom of the Keystone building, 619 Commercial Ave.
The only requirement is offerings must be joyful or life-bettering.